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THE NPD GROUP’s JANUARY 2008 US GAME INDUSTRY SALES

Posted in Just something to say with tags on February 15, 2008 by getbent57

npdLogo The NPD game numbers came out yesterday and the PS3 did good. Source.

THE NPD GROUP’s JANUARY 2008 US GAME INDUSTRY SALES
Category / Total / Change
Video Games: $1.18 billion -6%
Video Games Hardware: $378 million -25%
Video Games Software: $550 million +11%
Video Game Accessories: $191 million -4%
Total Sales Per Week: $295 million +18%

Hardware Sales (in units sold)
Wii: 274,000
PlayStation 3: 269,000
Nintendo DS: 251,000
PlayStation Portable: 230,000
Xbox 360: 230,000

Game Software (in units sold)
1) Call of Duty 4: Modern Combat (360, Activision) – 331,000
2) Wii Play with Wii Remote (Wii, Nintendo) – 298,000
3) Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Wii, Activision) – 240,000
4) Rock Band (Xbox 360, MTV Games) – 184,000
5) Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock (Xbox 360, Activision) – 183,000
6) Super Mario Galaxy (Wii, Nintendo) – 172,000
7) Burnout Paradise (Xbox 360, EA) – 144,000
8 ) Call of Duty 4: Modern Combat (PS3, Activision) – 140,000
9) Mario Party DS (DS, Nintendo) – 139,000
10) Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games (DS, Sega) – 133,000